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Americans Have $11.85 Trillion in Household Debt. How Did We Get Here?

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$11.85 trillion:


Household income, 1980:

Household income, 2012:

Medical services:

Consumer price index:

New homes:

Household and national debts:

Total debt, auto loans:

June 2010:


Nonmortgage debts:

Top 10 States:

59 percent:

Savings rates:


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